Seeking Compensation as a Drunk Driving Victim

Each year, nearly 10, 000 people are killed in drunk driving accidents. Even more experience injuries of varying degrees. Many victims need at least some form of medical treatment, which can result in costly medical bills. Further, some drunk driving accident victims may lose time at work. Still, others may experience permanent disability and may never be able to return to work – and all because one person acted with [...]

2017-04-11T09:17:00+00:00April 11, 2017|Drunk Driving Accidents|

Why You Should Seek a Medical Evaluation After an Accident

After you are involved in an accident, emergency personnel are often called to the scene to identify whether or not emergency care is required. If it is determined that you do not need to be immediately transported in an ambulance, you may believe that you are “fine” and do not need any further medical attention. However, emergency medical teams only conduct a cursory examination to identify serious or life-threatening conditions [...]

2015-11-24T07:00:00+00:00November 24, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|

Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case

In recent years, posting personal details of your life on various social media websites for hundreds of your friends, family, and acquaintances to see has become the “norm.” While social media is a great way to stay connected to others, it can be a potentially harmful in some situations. One scenario in which you want to largely avoid posting on social media is during a personal injury case. Courts May [...]

2015-11-13T07:00:00+00:00November 13, 2015|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

Unexpected Fatal Head Injuries

A recent incident that made international headlines demonstrates the severity of an unexpected head injury. On August 24, 2015, 37-year-old Justin Wilson—a longtime IndyCar driver—succumbed to a severe head injury, leaving behind his wife and two young children. He had been in a coma since a freak accident occurred the day before during a race on the Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania. Toward the end of the 200-lap race, the lead [...]

2015-09-08T08:26:54+00:00September 8, 2015|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

Personal Injuries Happen at School

With the beginning of the school year quickly approaching, many parents will send their children off into the care of other adults each weekday for the next several months. Parents should be able to trust that their children will be safe from harm while at school; however,  injuries do occur on a regular basis in a wide variety of school-related accidents, many of which occur due to a school's negligence. [...]

2015-08-18T07:00:26+00:00August 18, 2015|Appleton Personal Injury Attorney|

Surprising Cognitive Driver Distractions

When most people think of distracted driving, they likely think of texting, checking Facebook, emailing, or other similar handheld mobile device activities. However, several other seemingly innocuous occurrences can be distracting enough to lead to an accident. The following are examples of surprising cognitive driver distractions that should be avoided whenever possible. In-Car “Infotainment” Systems In response to the dangers of looking at a smartphone or GPS device, various vehicle [...]

2015-08-06T14:18:17+00:00August 6, 2015|Car Accidents|

FAQs about Electrocution Injuries

What is Electrocution? Electrocution occurs when an individual is exposed to a high voltage electrical current. The effects of this shock can range from relatively minor wounds to death. Factors that contribute to the severity of electrocution include the following: Type of circuit and current; The path the electricity took through the body; The length of time you were in contact with the current; and Strength of the current. What [...]

2015-07-30T07:00:12+00:00July 30, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|

Spinal Cord Injuries Can Lead to Extensive Losses

One of the most devastating injuries you can sustain is damage to your spinal cord. Direct trauma to the spinal cord can cause compression of the vertebrae, fracture to the cord, or can even completely sever your spinal column. Such injuries damage or destroy nerve cells that transport information from the brain to the body and can therefore result in serious physical and sensory limitations. While some spinal injuries can [...]

2015-07-16T07:00:08+00:00July 16, 2015|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|

The Psychological Effects of Burn Injuries

According to the American Burn Association, an estimated 40, 000 individuals suffer burn injuries that require hospitalization or extended stays in burn centers. Medical treatment for severe burn injuries has much improved in modern times and the survival rate for burns is nearly 97 percent. However, even after injuries are stabilized, burn victims are commonly left facing a long road to recovery that may include significant pain, extensive and invasive [...]

2015-05-28T14:27:23+00:00May 28, 2015|Appleton Burn Injury Lawyers|

Common Injuries Suffered in Bicycle Accidents

Any type of traffic-related accident can be dangerous and has the potential to cause serious injuries. However, some people tend to be at greater risk for more severe injuries than others. Specifically, individuals who ride bicycles on or near roadways often suffer devastating injuries in the event of a collision. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2013 alone, approximately 48, 000 cyclists sustained injuries in accidents [...]

2015-05-27T08:49:01+00:00May 27, 2015|Wisconsin Recreational Vehicle Accidents|
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